Registration for this event will open from October 2, 2018 12 AM

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REGISTRATION / NETWORKING BREAKFAST / BOOTHS
OPENING REMARKS

By Tara Joseph, AmCham President

MORNING KEYNOTE: Conversation with Vanessa Friedman, Fashion Director and Chief Fashion Critic, The New York Times
Vanessa FriedmanTara Joseph

In this role she leads global fashion coverage for both The New York Times and International New York Times.

Moderator: Tara Joseph, AmCham President

  • Vanessa Friedman (Fashion Director and Chief Fashion Critic of The New York Times)

    Vanessa Friedman

    Fashion Director and Chief Fashion Critic of The New York Times
  • Tara Joseph (President at The American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong)

    Tara Joseph

    President at The American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong
THREE CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS
Pascale FungJessie LamCzarina LeungVivian McGrathTanja WesselsJen FlowersAnne EnglishTracy Kahn

Panel 1: The Impact of AI on the Future of Work
Panel 2: IGNITE TALKS - I Influence... I Impact...
Panel 3: Workshop: Storytelling for Impact

Each session is run twice at 9am - 10am & 10:25am -11:25am

  • Pascale Fung (Professor, Department of Computer Engineering at Hong Kong University of Science & Technology)

    Pascale Fung

    Professor, Department of Computer Engineering at Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
  • Jessie Lam (Chief Financial Officer at Brinc)

    Jessie Lam

    Chief Financial Officer at Brinc
  • Czarina Leung (Humanitarian Doctor; Founder and Director of Be Priceless)

    Czarina Leung

    Humanitarian Doctor; Founder and Director of Be Priceless
  • Vivian McGrath (CEO / Executive Producer / Author / Blogger of Redback Productions)

    Vivian McGrath

    CEO / Executive Producer / Author / Blogger of Redback Productions
  • Tanja Wessels (Activist, aggregator, agitator)

    Tanja Wessels

    Activist, aggregator, agitator
  • Jen Flowers (Head of Design-Thinking and EmTech Strategy; Director, The Experience Centre at PricewaterhouseCoopers Ltd)

    Jen Flowers

    Head of Design-Thinking and EmTech Strategy; Director, The Experience Centre at PricewaterhouseCoopers Ltd
  • Anne English (Founder of Bamboo Strategic Advisors Ltd.)

    Anne English

    Founder of Bamboo Strategic Advisors Ltd.
  • Tracy Kahn (Story Specialist)

    Tracy Kahn

    Story Specialist
Networking Break
THREE CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS (REPEAT)

Panel 1: The Impact of AI on the Future of Work
Panel 2: IGNITE TALKS - I Influence... I Impact...
Panel 3: Workshop: Storytelling for Impact

Each session is run twice at 9am - 10am & 10:25am -11:25am

Luncheon & Performance

Performance by Hong Kong Ballet

Luncheon Keynote by the Honorable Barbara Franklin
  • Barbara Franklin (President and CEO of Barbara Franklin Enterprises)

    Barbara Franklin

    President and CEO of Barbara Franklin Enterprises

    Barbara Hackman Franklin is an American government official, corporate director, and business executive. She served as the 29th U.S. Secretary of Commerce from 1992-1993 to President George H.W. Bush, during which she led a Presidential mission to China.

    Prior to her Cabinet position, Secretary Franklin served in the presidential administrations of Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, and Ronald Reagan. In the Nixon White House, she led the first Presidential effort to advance women in the federal government. Following that, she was an original commissioner and first Vice Chair of the US Consumer Product Safety Commission. In 2006, she received the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service. In 2017 TIME Magazine named her one of the “50 Women who Made American Political History”.

    Secretary Franklin has served on the board of directors of 18 companies, including Dow Chemical, Aetna Inc., Westinghouse, and Nordstrom. Directorship Magazine and the American Management Association named her one of the most influential people in corporate governance, and in 2014 she was inducted into the Directorship 100 Hall of Fame. She is currently the President and CEO of Barbara Franklin Enterprises, a private international consulting firm.

    Secretary Franklin was one of the first women graduates of the Harvard Business School. She is married to Wallace Barnes, retired chairman and CEO of Barnes Group, Inc.

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